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Can Drinking Too Much Water Ever Be A Bad Thing Or Cause Weight Gain
Yes: In fact, you can have too much of a good thing. If you drink too much water (we are talking an immense amount) or try to hold your bladder, you can retain too much water in your body. This can cause a problem with the salt concentrations in your body which can lead to a host of problems. This can include heart problems and problems with the signals of your nerves and to your muscles. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can you get too much Vitamin A from diet alone that can cause hair loss? Or is it too much of supplements that can cause it?
Hair loss: Unexpected, unexplained hair loss cannot be answered without more information. How old are you? How often do you see your hairstylist? Have you discussed this with a Dermatologist? There could be many other causes (or none), so please start with a visit to your primary doctor. ...Read more
Just out of curiosity is it possible to be on a very low calorie diet but not lose weight if consuming too much foods that cause bloating like sodium?
Bloating can be a: Sign of food allergies or gluten intolerance. Have yourself tested to make sure you know what you're allergic too. It's not the calories consumed, but the proportion of carbs to protein that will help you loose weight. Less than 1/2 cup of carbs is good with 2/3 of your plate with organic veges of 5 colors, and 4 oz of protein, lots of purified water after your meal. 1/4 cup fruit/day. Good luck! ...Read more
Is overripe plums ok to eat? I ate it and it is very sweet and soft. are there any bad effects or can cause weight gain due to sweetness?
Is too much water bad for you? How much is a good amount of glasses a water should I drink in a day? Inclduing dieting would it help lose weight?
No, if kidney's okay: With normal kidneys and heart much water will be handled okay and will help with weight loss and preventing stone disease. Be cautious of edema which means need to slow down drinking. So, the infamous 8-10 cups a day are easily handled as long as you have no edema, heart disease, or kidney disease. ...Read more
Yes.: There is a syndrome known as water intoxification. Athletes who only drink water and no electrolyte replacement after viderous exercise can develop this. Too much water intake dilutes your total body sodium and acts as very low body sodium. Low sodium can swell the brain, cause headaches, seizures, brainstem damage, and even death. ...Read more
NO: Green tea is one of the healthiest things we can ingest and is highly protective against cancer. It is not known to reduce fertility. I know of only 2 reasons to limit green tea:1) it has caffeine and too much caffeine can be hazardous 2) It has fluoride which can be toxic For this reason I'd limit green tea to 5 cups/day but even much higher amounts won't cause cancer or infertility. See comment: ...Read more
Not really: If you get diarrhea after drinking coffee, your stomach may be sensitive to it. Any weight you lose with diarrhea is likely from fluid loss -- and can easily return once the stools stop. For healthy weight loss, you need to eat whole foods (no junk) and also exercise. Realize also that the composition of your body is more important than the number on the scale -- muscle is more firm than fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any time calories: Eaten is more than calories burned - this can lead to weight gain. This can even go for fruits and vegetables. However, it is important to have fruits and vegetables in your diet. Often people who have a healthy intake of fruits and especially vegetables (without excesses of other types of food) are able to lose weight. ...Read more
Rapid weight gain. not pregnant. drinking a lot of coffee not eating a lot. Not really exercising Could it be from coffee or medicine? was 130 now 140
Possibly: Many "coffee" drinks contain an enormous amount of sugar and calories. There are many potential causes including a medical condition such as a thyroid problem, a problem with fluid retention, and other medical problems; or your calorie intake has really began to over take your calories burned. Getting a good medical check up can be a good ace to start. ...Read more
I am drinking too much water daily (liters), will it cause any damage or health issues to my body?
Too much water: can create a chemical imbalance thus producing psychological and physical symptoms. Please see your doctor to determine the cause of your water consumption. You may have an underlying physical or psychological problem. Congrats on asking this question and keep on going. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Too much milk: No problem that i know of.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hydration: Rehydration rates vary by the perspiration and heat conditions. Rule is to replenish same volume of water lost to perspirstion & heat evaporation plus metabolic respiration of cells. But more importantly replenishing electrolytes. This balance of lost electrolytes in isotonic body fluids such as sweat and urine is key towards maintaining homeostatic metabolism and euvolemia during strenuous act. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not sure that's true: Everything needs to be done in moderation. So drinking two or 3 cups of organic green tea a day is not a problem. Some brown teas may have more caffeine, as they are fermented tea leaves. However as a rule, the green teas post no health risks. So better to drink tea, then too much coffee! Organic is best, as non organic might have more toxic metals from the soil it's grown in. ...Read more
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